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Cities

Scope note

Distinctions among villages, towns, and cities are relative and vary according to their individual regional contexts. Generally, cities designate large or important communities with population, status, and internal complexity greater than most towns in the region.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

30008389

Broader Terms used

<settlements by form: scale>

Narrower Terms used

poleis
municipia
metropolises
medinas

Equivalent Terms used

city

Created

12yrs ago

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